Aymen Gharbi is an architect and a curator based in Tunis.
From 2013 to 2015, Aymen Gharbi worked as an architect at the National Institution of Heritage on cartography and on conservation of the Medina of Tunis. In 2015, he founded the DOOLESHA project, a collective of urban activists to research and map the interplay of historic settings, ongoing urban developments and the sociocultural tissue of the contemporary Medina. He headed projects like DOORA-FEL-HOUMA what is a sociocultural project to engage young locals in research and mediation of the present changes in the Medina. Presently, he is working on DOOR-WAHDEK, a webzine linking scientific and artistic research, critical review and intellectual debate in an online platform, an app and a series of roundtables in the Medina.
Jointly with Bettina Pelz, he directs INTERFERENCE International Light Art Project and SEE DJERBA international Media Art Biennial, both formats with focus con contemporary art in dialogue with cultural heritage.
Since 2016 | Tunis.tn | Freelanced curator
2013 – 2015 | Tunis.tn | National Institute Of Heritage (INP)
2010 – 2013 | Sidi Bou Said.tn | National School Of Architecture And Urbanism (ENAU)
Since 2010 | Tunis.tn, Medina | Home
1989 | Born in Djerba.tn